Local Grower Meeting -Feb 14

A producer meeting will be held at Wilson Lake Country Club in Marks on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 9 AM. The meeting will include the following topics and speakers: Dr. Jason Bond—MSU Weed Science Specialist Auxin Crop technology Dr. Bobby Golden—MSU Rice and Soil Specialist Soil Fertility Rice Lee Atwell & Dan Roach—MSU Irrigation… Continue reading Local Grower Meeting -Feb 14

Mississippi State Extension Grower Meeting

A Row Crop Production Meeting will be held in Clarksdale, MS on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 9:00 AM till Noon (lunch is provided), at the following address: Civic Auditorium 506 East 2nd Street Clarksdale, MS 38614 *Across the street from the Coahoma County Extension Office. This program is being put on by  MSU Extension… Continue reading Mississippi State Extension Grower Meeting

How do we increase yield potential in 2016? Part 2: pH and Nutrient Imbalances

With the downward trend in commodity prices, our on-farm yield levels must be raised in order to be profitable. The best way to do this is by eliminating yield limiting factors, because once we start letting our yield slip backwards there is no method to recover what has been lost. The best way to think… Continue reading How do we increase yield potential in 2016? Part 2: pH and Nutrient Imbalances

How do we increase yield potential in 2016? Part 1: Weed Control

With the downward trend in commodity prices, our on-farm yield levels must be raised in order to be profitable. The best way to do this is by eliminating yield limiting factors, because once we start letting our yield slip backwards there is no method to recover what has been lost. The best way to think… Continue reading How do we increase yield potential in 2016? Part 1: Weed Control

Pesticide Applicator Training

As the 2016 year begins, we at MSU Extension have begun the process of starting our educational meetings and programs. One of the more pertinent programs that we teach within the county is our Pesticide Applicator Training program. To be able to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides within the state of Mississippi, applicants must… Continue reading Pesticide Applicator Training

Farm Management Tools and Enterprise Budgets

  With all the uncertainties of commodity prices this upcoming season, laying out a plan of action will be critical for success. Mississippi State Extenion Economist for the Delta Region, Dr. Larry Falconer, has developed some excel based spreadsheets that can help to determine your best plan for being profitable this coming year. I have… Continue reading Farm Management Tools and Enterprise Budgets